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A musician who plays the vibraphone.
- ‘Trible himself is a jazz singer little-known outside a small circle of initiates, although his career has included work with the likes of vibist Bobby Hutcherson and saxophonists Pharaoh Sanders and Charles Lloyd.’
- ‘Added to this cast of exceptionally creative musicians is vibist Stefan Bauer from Winnipeg, who injects another dimension, on the selections he is featured.’
- ‘Hutcherson was possibly the only vibist around who could survive in the heat generated by such a lineup.’
- ‘While the leader concentrates on lead vocals, the electronics have been discarded in favour of an acoustic rhythm team that includes stylish vibist Orphy Robinson and ebullient percussionist Derek Richards.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.